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A stormy Friday expected for parts of the central and southern U.S.

Heavy rain, flash flooding and thunderstorms are expected on Friday, from the Southern Plains to the Tennessee Valley. Some of the storms may become severe in the afternoon and evening, especially in the ArkLaTex region and parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Primary hazards will be isolated damaging winds gusts and hail. The Central High Plains and the Carolinas could also see strong storms.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Southern Illinois Airport (KMDH)

Lat: 37.78°NLon: 89.25°WElev: 400ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed NA
Barometer 29.86 in (1010.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 3 Jul 2:52 am CDT

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. North winds 5 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Friday
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Northwest winds around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s. Southeast winds 5 mph in the evening shifting to the north after midnight.
Independence Day
Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. East winds 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the mid 60s. East winds 5 mph in the evening becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s.
Monday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the mid 80s. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows around 70.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 60s.
Thursday
Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.
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